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Westfest Detours Routes 5/51 on Sep 19-21


Westfest will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM. This will result in the total closure of King Street West between North Oval and Sterling Street. Including setup and take down time, King Street will be closed between 10:00 PM on Friday, September 19, until 4:00 AM on Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Due to the closure routes 5 DELAWARE – 5A ROSEDALE, 5 DELAWARE – 5C WEST HAMILTON LOOP/MEADOWLANDS and 51 UNIVERSITY will be detoured.

Ancaster Fair 2014 Shuttle Sept 18-21


Ramp Closure Detours 41 MOHAWK on September 9th


Effective Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from approximately 9:00am to 3:00pm, the off ramp from northbound Kenilworth Avenue to Lawrence Road will be closed due to construction.

Therefore, route 41 MOHAWK buses will detour as follows:

Depew Closure Detours 4 BAYFRONT September 9th – 12th


Effective Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at approximately 8:00am and until Friday, September 12th, 2014 at approximately 6:00pm, Depew Street between Beach Road and Gertrude Street will be closed due to railroad track repairs.

Therefore, route 4 BAYFRONT buses will detour as follows:

Supercrawl Festival Downtown Detours September 12th – 14th


Supercrawl is taking place on the weekend of September 12, 13 & 14, 2014. The event for this year has been extended to include all day Friday and Sunday, in addition to Saturday and will result in the closure of the following roads:

  • James Street, between King (north leg) and Barton – Friday, September 12th at 10:00 AM until 1:00 AM on Monday, September 15th.
  • York Blvd / Wilson Street between Bay Street and Hughson Street – Friday, September 12th at 10:00 PM until 1:00 AM on Monday, September 15th.

East/West cross traffic will be maintained by Hamilton Police at King, Cannon and Barton. However, this year, the intersection of York/Wilson and James will be closed to all traffic. To assist HSR buses in making the left turn from westbound King to southbound James, there will be police officers present at the intersection.

GO Transit Running an Extra Train for Supercrawl


James Street Supercrawl is back, September 11 to 14. Avoid the hassle of traffic and finding parking. It’s easy to get to Hamilton with GO; there are so many options.

Trains on the Lakeshore West line run every 30 minutes, with bus connections between Aldershot GO Station and Hamilton GO Centre. Frequent GO Buses run between Union Station Bus Terminal and Hamilton GO Centre. GO Buses also run from York University and Square One Bus Terminal to the Hamilton GO Centre.

On September 12th and 13th, special GO Trains will be departing Hamilton GO Centre following the last concert performance, making all stops to Union Station.

Cycling Race Road Closures Detours 16 ANCASTER on September 6th


Due to a cycling race on Saturday, September 6th, 2014 there will be several road closures in Ancaster from approximately 9am until 6pm.

During the events the following roads will be closed to all traffic for the duration of the race:

  • Jerseyville Road between Shaver Road and Highway # 52
  • Shaver Road between Jerseyville Road and Wilson Street

Due to the road closures route 16 ANCASTER will be on detour as follows:

Locke Street Festival Detours 7 LOCKE on September 6th


The Locke Street Merchants Association is holding a street festival on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 7:00am until 11:00pm. This festival will result in the total closure of Locke Street between Canada Street and Stanley Avenue. Westbound Traffic will be maintained on Charlton Avenue, however.

Due to the road closure route 7 LOCKE will be on detour as follows.

Notice: Holiday Service Monday for Labour Day

As a reminder, the Hamilton Street Railway will be operating on a holiday schedule for the Labour Day this Monday. On this date many routes will be operating with reduced frequencies while some routes will not be operating at all.

The following routes will not be in service Monday:

2014 Labour Day Parade Downtown Detours


The 2014 Hamilton Labour Day parade will be held on Monday, September 1, 2014 from 9:30am until 12:00pm. The parade will assemble on York Blvd. between Dundurn and Queen starting at 9:00am.

At 10:30 AM, the parade will travel south on Queen, east on Main, north on Bay, and west on York Blvd. to Dundurn Park. The parade will arrive at Dundurn Park at approximately 12:00 PM. The parade will result in the closure of the following streets between 9:30am and 12:00pm.

  • York Blvd. between Dundurn and Bay
  • Bay Street between Main and Cannon
  • Main Street between Queen and MacNab
  • King Street between Queen and MacNab

Due to the road closures routes 4 BAYFRONT, 5 DELAWARE (all branches), 7 LOCKE, 8 YORK, 9 ROCK GARDENS, 34 UPPER PARADISE and 99 WATERFRONT SHUTTLE will be detoured between approximately 9:30am until 12:00pm.

The detours are as follows: